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  1. NueHealth, MUVE Health, Rothman joint venture adding 10 new centers to network

    Philadelphia-based Rothman Orthopedics and Leawood, Kan.-based entities NueHealth and MUVE Health will expand their network of joint venture surgical centers and hospitals to 18. By Eric Oliver -
  2. Drs. Todd Lanman, Rafe Sales & more: 11 spine surgeons making headlines

    Here are 11 spine and neurosurgeons making the news this week. By Alan Condon -
  3. Geisinger, St. Luke's open $72M co-owned hospital featuring orthopedics

    Geisinger St. Luke's Hospital in Orwigsburg, Pa., opened on Nov. 20, reports By Alan Condon -

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  1. Federal appeals court restores design-defect lawsuit of Zimmer Biomet hip implant

    A federal appeals court on Nov. 20 reinstated a woman's design-defect lawsuit over a Zimmer Biomet hip prosthesis implanted in her in 2011, reports Mass Device. By Alan Condon -
  2. Think Surgical gains clearance for total knee replacement system

    The FDA provided Think Surgical 510(k) clearance to market its TSolution One total knee application for total knee arthroplasty in the U.S. By Alan Condon -
  3. Drs. Brian Gill, Rafe Sales & more: 4 spine surgeons discuss how the 2020 CMS final rule will impact spine

    On Jan. 1, 2020, the CY 2020 Medicare Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System and Ambulatory Surgical Center Payment System Final Rule will take effect, removing six spinal procedures from the inpatient-only list. By Alan Condon -
  4. Lehigh Valley Health Network to close acquisition of orthopedics-focused health system

    Allentown, Pa.-based Lehigh Valley Health Network will acquire the assets of Coordinated Health in the coming weeks after it received regulatory approval for the deal, The Morning Call reports. By Alan Condon -

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  1. Dr. Kern Singh aims to make 85%-90% of his spine practice outpatient in 2020

    Kern Singh, MD, co-director of the Minimally Invasive Spine Institute at Rush in Chicago, discusses his big areas of focus for 2020. By Laura Dyrda -
  2. Exactech acquires Italian distributor: 5 details

    Exactech acquired its independent distribution partner in Italy to create a new corporate subsidiary.  By Laura Dyrda -
  3. Aurora Spine's weak quarter headlined by 5%+ revenue decrease: 5 things to know

    Although Aurora Spine posted $2.5 million in third-quarter 2019 revenues, the company still realized a $417,399 loss. By Eric Oliver -
  4. Lawsuits against fugitive neurosurgeon Dr. Allen Sossan settled

    More than three dozen lawsuits against fugitive neurosurgeon Allen Sossan, MD, have been settled, according to the Argus Leader. By Laura Dyrda -
  1. FDA clears Think Surgical's knee replacement technology

    The FDA awarded Think Surgical FDA 510(k) clearance for its TSolution One Total Knee Application, which incorporates 3D presurgical planning software into a knee replacement procedure. By Eric Oliver -
  2. FDA expands clearance for NuVasive small interlock cervical spine system — 3 insights

    The FDA expanded its clearance for NuVasive's CoRoent Small Interlock system to allow for on-label use of the device at multiple contiguous spinal levels. By Eric Oliver -
  3. Life Spine receives FDA clearance for titanium lateral expandable spacer

    The FDA recently provided Life Spine 510(k) clearance for Longbow, its titanium lateral expandable spacer system. By Alan Condon -
  4. SpineOvations begins clinical study of DiscSeal for lumbar pain in Australia

    SpineOvations initiated a pilot clinical study of DiscSeal in patients suffering from lumbar spine pain after recently receiving Australian regulatory approval. By Alan Condon -
  5. DePuy Synthes, Integrated Endoscopy & more: 3 device company launches, releases

    Here are three orthopedic and spine device companies that recently launched or released devices: By Eric Oliver -
  6. Fuse Medical ranks among Deloitte's fastest growing companies in North America for 2019

    Fuse Medical recently ranked 89th in Deloitte's 2019 Technology Fast 500 list of fastest growing companies in North America, reports the Valdosta Daily Times. By Alan Condon -
  7. London hospital 1st in UK to acquire robotic system for spine surgery

    London Bridge Hospital in England is the first hospital in the U.K. to incorporate the ExcelsiusGPS Robotic Navigation System for spine surgery into its practice, reports LangBuisson. By Alan Condon -
  8. 10 devicemakers with highest payouts to physicians, hospitals — Zimmer Biomet is No. 1

    The world's biggest medical device companies made more than $542.6 million in general payments to physicians and hospitals in 2018, according to MassDevice's analysis of the Medical Design & Outsourcing Big 100 list and CMS Open Payments data. By Angie Stewart -
  9. Dr. William Rambo: Tackling declining reimbursement and other big spine practice challenges

    William Rambo, MD, is a neurosurgeon with Midlands Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery in Columbia, S.C. By Alan Condon -

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